Empathy isn’t enough

In his blog, DS Castings, Rev. Bill Haggard calls out white privilege and asserts, “Black Lives Matter.”

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Is it really worth the effort? Yes!

In this Perspective on Hope, Rev. Dr. Jerome (Jerry) DeVine, shares how his son’s farmyard wedding is an allegory of the Church.

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“The Peter Principle”

Michigan’s new Assistant to the Bishop, the Rev. John Boley, shares his first blog in the series, “Drinking the Cup.”

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A matter of life and death

In his blog, Home Words Bound, Benton Heisler names the sins of the world and looks for leaders who will act against them in the power of Christ.

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Unity in the age of Brexit

A member of the United Methodist Connectional Table calls the Church to remain unified in love and mission.

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‘Be a fountain, not a drain.’

In her final blog as Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, Rev. Melanie Carey encourages all to praise and not complaint.

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Words of hope

In the Gathering Sermon at the 2016 Annual Conference, Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey finds hope in the midst of all our fears.

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Looking for the best

This month’s Perspectives on Hope has counsel for pastors and churches involved in transition. 

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We need to make it stop

Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey expresses deep sadness and a challenge to action over violence in Orlando.

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Eyes to see in new ways

The focus of this month’s Perspective on Hope … new relationships can help cure spiritual fatigue and blindness.

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